The University of Southampton
MusicPart of Humanities
Understanding musical worlds. Discover music's role in history, culture and society
Composing the future.  Develop your creative voice
Connecting to communities. Explore music therapy, community music and the music profession

We are among the largest and liveliest music departments in the UK. Our innovative and eclectic curriculum and vibrant research culture create a flourishing environment for studies in performance, composition and musical scholarship of all kinds.

Soundings: Music blog

Explore our blog, run by staff and students in Music at the University of Southampton.

Meet our staff

Our academic staff members specialise in musicology, composition, music technology and performance studies.

20 November 2017

Ensemble DeNOTE: Mozart Quintet

We're delighted to welcome back Ensemble DeNOTE to perform a Mozart...

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24 November 2017

Lunch with Johann Sebastian

Undergraduate students join professional performers for today's lun...

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27 November 2017

Aisha Orazbayeva, Alice Purton & Mark Knoo...

Professional Lunchtime Concert Series

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16 November 2017

Major Award for Southampton Music Professo...

Professor Danuta Mirka has won the Roland Jackson Award from the Am...

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